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Choreography - A Basic Approach Using Improvisation.

Minton, Sandra Cerny.

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ISBN 10: 0873220714 / ISBN 13: 9780873220712
Published by Illinois, Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., 1986
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22.8cm x 15.4cm. X, 134 pages. With illustrations. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Includes for example the following chapters: What Makes a Dance a Dance? The Process: Finding the right / The Craft: Designing and Shaping all your dance / The Finished Business: The Performance, etc. Bookseller Inventory # 80920AB

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Title: Choreography - A Basic Approach Using ...

Publisher: Illinois, Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.

Publication Date: 1986

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Features 63 movement exploration exercises that illustrate choreographic principles. Readers will learn how to solve common choreography problems, design and shape movements, and organize dance performances.

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Solve common problems in choreography, design and shape movements into a dance, and organize a concert with Choreography: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation.

Each chapter offers movement exploration exercises, review and reflection questions, and application challenges to help you understand the choreographic process from concept to stage performance. This updated edition also includes examples of how today's multimedia technology can be used to enhance choreography with special lighting effects, slide and PowerPoint projections, virtual dance performances, video conferencing, and motion capture.

Choreography: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation will help you to

  • use improvisation and explore movements representative of an idea, concept, or dance style;
  • vary movements based on the understanding of space, time, energy, and shape;
  • integrate choreographic form and structure to shape a dance for meaning or intent; and
  • plan a dance performance, from auditions and rehearsals to technical support and final production

Whether you are a dancer, choreographer, or instructor, Choreography: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation is an invaluable resource for enriching your choreographic experiences and creating memorable stage productions.

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